thingo

Word of the Day

thingo

Pronunciation /ˈθɪŋɡəʊ/
noun plural noun thingos
informal Australian, New Zealand
Used when one cannot think of or does not wish to use the name of something.

Origin
1980s from thing + -o.

==========

Ben didn’t want a whatchamacallit, nor did he wish a thingamajig. A whozeewhatzit would have done, even a gozinta might have served, but, ultimately, he had to settle for a thingo.

Image

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s